Found June 07, 2013 on Word On The Game:
Maurice Cheeks’ name has been mentioned for numerous head coaching positions before, so maybe it’s finally his time to get that opportunity. Y! Sources: OKC assistant Mo Cheeks has emerged as the strong frontrunner to become the next Detroit Pistons coach. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 7, 2013

Maurice Cheeks could be Brandon Knight’s lucky break

It has been roughly about a month and a half since the Detroit Pistons parted ways with Lawrence Frank. In his two year stay with the Pistons, Frank led the team to a disappointing 54-94 record. This past season, Frank went 4-30 against western conference teams and began the season with an 0-8 start. Clearly firing Frank was the right move on behalf of the Pistons organization. The...

Another day, another Pistons coach

According to several reports, the Detroit Pistons are on the verge of naming Maurice Cheeks as their next head coach. The announcement, depending on the source, could come right now or sometime within the next 48 to 72 hours. Would you expect anything less from the Pistons? Ambiguity is the one trait they've mastered in recent years. And since the shelf life for a Pistons...

Report: Cheeks top candidate to coach Pistons

Maurice Cheeks is the leading contender to replace Lawrence Frank as head coach of the Detroit Pistons, according to a media report. Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Thursday night that owner Tom Gores and team president Joe Dumars had reached a consensus on hiring the 56-year-old Cheeks over the other top candidate, Nate McMillan. Cheeks, now an assistant coach for Oklahoma...

The Pistons perpetual cycle of mediocrity

The Pistons have settled in basketball purgatory, stuck between the desire to be a playoff team and truly bottoming out. They’ve been in this situation for a few years now. They might as well own real estate in the back half of the lottery. So goes the woes of the once mighty Pistons. This all started when the Pistons decided to attempt to rebuild on the fly in the Fall of 2008...

Sources: Cheeks Engaged In Negotiations With Pistons

Maurice Cheeks is engaged in contract negotiations with the Detroit Pistons and could be named head coach by Sunday, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the talks. Cheeks interviewed with the Pistons three times, including one visit with Tom Gores in Los Angeles. In nine seasons, Cheeks compiled a 284-286 record with the Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers.

Maurice Cheeks is Leading Candidate to Land Pistons job

  According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Detroit Pistons have finally targeted the man they want to take over as head coach following the dismissal of Lawrence Frank. Oklahoma City Thunder assistant Mo Cheeks has emerged as the strong frontrunner to become the Detroit Pistons’ head coach, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Discussions on a contract could begin soon...

Detroit Pistons draft preview

The NBA Draft Lottery again has placed the Detroit Pistons at the lower end of the Top 10. However, the NBA gods have been kind to the Pistons in years past. Greg Monroe, Brandon Knight, and Andre Drummond dropped into their laps at 7, 8, and 9 respectively. This is a weak draft in terms of superstars, but it still has some good players. Detroit has spots to fill at the point and...

Report: Mo Cheeks Frontrunner To Become Pistons’ Next Head Coach

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder assistant, Mo Cheeks, is the frontrunner to be the next Pistons head coach. Oklahoma City Thunder assistant Mo Cheeks has emerged as the strong frontrunner to become the Detroit Pistons’ head coach, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Discussions on a contract could begin soon, league sources said. Detroit’s...

Pistons Likely To Offer Head Coaching Job To Maurice Cheeks

The Detroit Pistons are preparing to offer their head coaching position to Maurice Cheeks. Cheeks is a finalist for the position along with Nate McMillan. Cheeks was previously head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers and has most recently been an assistant with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
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